My friend's mother is a positive person who, no doubt, will find some silver lining in the midst of her condition.
"When it is dark enough, you can see the stars."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Some colon cancer statistics:
- In 2014 there were an estimated 136,830 new cases of and 50,310 deaths from colon cancer
- In 2011, there was an estimated 1.2 million people living with colon cancer in the United States
- Colon cancer is most frequently diagnosed in people age 65 - 74
- Nearly 65% of people with colon cancer survive at least 5 years